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Election 2016

Can You Out-Survive Donald Trump In A Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland?

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.30.2015 | Comedy

Donald J. Trump is hypothetically on the road to becoming the next president of the United States. If that happens, I think we can all agree the end t...

The Psychological Appeal of Donald Trump

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment
Mark Goulston, M.D.

As Trump continues down the campaign trail what he says may reveal less about him than what it psychologically reveals about us.

Mike Huckabee’s Hot Air On Volcanoes

FactCheck.org | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Mike Huckabee claimed that a single volcanic eruption “will co...

Huckabee, Trump And Cruz Are The Three Amigos Of The GOP

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.29.2015 | Comedy

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Chris Christie Vows Crackdown On Legal Weed As Soon As He's Prez

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is once again threatening marijuana users in states that have legalized the drug, telling them to "enjoy it"...

Clinton Is Not a Stronger Candidate Than Bernie Sanders

Liam Miller | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics
Liam Miller

You can see that crisis of understanding taking place in American politics, and it applies to those who cover it just as much as it applies to the elected officials they cover. They all seem to be saying, "how can this guy be doing so well? Everything we know about politics tells us he can't."

You Have a Voice

Marco Antonio Regil | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics
Marco Antonio Regil

When I was a kid I thought that one day someone will come and save the world. Today as an adult I understand that the responsibility for making the world a better place is mine and yours. It's time to wake up and be the change and for this change to happen, we have to get out there and vote.

John Boehner: Hillary Clinton Should Hand Over Email Server

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

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Republican Presidential Candidates Will Do Just About Anything For Attention

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

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Gov. Jack Markell Really Believes Bernie Sanders Won't Win The Nomination

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

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Uses for Anger in Making a Better World

Matthew Dowd | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Matthew Dowd

Anger isn't bad in and of itself. It is just a feeling, not a moral position. If you want to be successful as a leader today, you must come to terms with anger and figure out ways to move it in a direction of good. And like the peace movements, use anger to stop wars, and not start them.

There Are More Marijuana Legalization Initiatives than GOP Presidential Candidates

Russ Belville | Posted 07.26.2015 | Politics
Russ Belville

Not counting initiatives for industrial hemp or non-plant medical marijuana or low-THC cannabidiol oil, there are at least 20 efforts going on in 8 states nationwide to legalize medical and recreational access to cannabis in 2016.

Walker = Bush?

Bill Schneider | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics
Bill Schneider

The new George W. Bush isn't named Bush. He's named Walker. Walker, whose entire political career has been in Wisconsin, is running as a Washington outsider. That's what George W. Bush did in 2000. If next year, voters are looking for the un-Obama, Walker's their man.

The GOP Plan to Stoke Anti-Gay Bigotry in 2016

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 07.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

While it may be accurate to say that a majority of the American public has "moved on" with regard to marriage equality, that's not true among the base of the GOP. And, more critically, the majority of Americans in general hasn't "moved on" when it comes to "religious liberty" vs. "gay rights," not by a long shot.

Marijuana is a Presidential Issue

Alex Thiersch | Posted 07.22.2015 | Politics
Alex Thiersch

Stoner culture will always exist and there will always be brands to serve that market, but to continue moving the needle of public opinion among mainstream customers and voters we are going to need brands and industry leaders that target them, too.

GOP Peddles Hard The 'Hillary Can't Be Trusted' Line

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.19.2015 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Voteres want a president who is experienced, well-versed and firm on dealing with the inevitable crises that will confront the country. There's absolutely no hint that the general public has shut down on Clinton in this vital area of public policy. But this won't stop the GOP from peddling that line.

Bernie Sanders Draws Largest Crowd Yet In Phoenix

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.20.2015 | Politics

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Scott Walker Steers Clear Of Nuance On Foreign Policy

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.19.2015 | Politics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 19 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker had a steep learning curve on foreign policy after some early ...

Donald Trump Defends Himself In Heated Exchange With Reporters

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.19.2015 | Entertainment

AMES, Iowa – Donald Trump defended his controversial statements about Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) during a news conference that got heated when ...

Lindsey Graham Defends John McCain: 'Being Captured Doesn't Mean You're A Loser'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.19.2015 | Politics

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Interview With Jill Stein - Green Party Candidate for President

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

As the noise from the rhetoric of an ever-growing field of presidential candidates reaches an ear-splitting din, there is an announced candidate outside the two-party system that deserves to be heard.

Igor Bobic

Bernie Sanders Trolls Hillary Clinton Outside Her Meeting With Senate Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Senate Democrats at their weekly lunch meeting on Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-...

Samantha-Jo Roth

Rick Perry: Obama Is Following Our Lead In Texas On Criminal Justice Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) on Monday praised President Barack Obama for taking on criminal justice reform, claiming th...

Sheer Number of Candidates Has Many Republican Voters Worried

The Huffington Post | Yujia Pan | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics

Republican voters have mixed feelings about the way an ever-expanding pool of GOP candidates will affect their party, according to a Monmouth Universi...

Samantha-Jo Roth

Former 'Apprentice' Contestant Joins Donald Trump's Campaign In Iowa

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 07.16.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa –- It's been a decade since Tana Goertz was cut from season three of “The Apprentice,” but now Donald Trump has hired her to wo...